Jul30

SharePoint Designer 2013 Workflow Tips

Overview If you ever have worked with or want to start working with SharePoint Designer 2013 workflows (good for SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2016 and SharePoint Online as of July, 2018), here are some tips to use and traps to avoid. Check for Err ...[Read More]
Published: Jul-30-18 | 0 Comments | 0 Links to this post

Nov17

MS Outlook Functionality on Android

Abstract After switching from Exchange 2010 to Office 365, I thought it would be a good time to move away from Symantec's TouchDown for Smartphones app for the Android platform. In the end, Touchdown is my preferred app despite its end-of-life an ...[Read More]
Published: Nov-17-17 | 0 Comments | 0 Links to this post

Aug31

Conditionally Set Permissions on New Documents in SharePoint 2013 Workflow

Overview Goal A business requirement specified setting permissions on newly uploaded documents based on a managed metadata field in an Office 365 SharePoint Document Library. This is significantly easier to do with an OOTB action with a SP 2010 w ...[Read More]
Published: Aug-31-14 | 20 Comments | 0 Links to this post

Nov19

Standardize Document Templates across Site Collections via Content Type Hub

Here are steps for creating and maintaining a SharePoint content type hub with associated document templates for use across your SharePoint farm using out-of-the-box functionality. This allows an enterprise to ensure the latest standardized forms ...[Read More]
Published: Nov-19-13 | 0 Comments | 0 Links to this post

Oct25

Branded Search Results in SharePoint 2013

Overview Here are the steps to show search results on a branded SharePoint 2013 site using only standard web parts and the web user interface. Since best practice is to use an out-of-the-box master page master page for the system pages, the ...[Read More]
Published: Oct-25-13 | 1 Comment | 0 Links to this post

Apr04

Expand SharePoint 2013 Calendar Events with Under 20 Lines of Code

A recent upgrade to SharePoint 2013 disabled some of the calendars. In SharePoint 2010, the out-of-the-box Calendar view renders a maximum of three events by default with an option to click a "more items" link which renders all events fo ...[Read More]
Published: Apr-04-13 | 16 Comments | 0 Links to this post

Mar21

Fixing Code Blocks not Allowed

We inherited a SharePoint site from another developer who left a little bomb behind. It manifested when a power user at the client site complained about a broken page on the development environment rendering An error occurred during the processi ...[Read More]
Published: Mar-21-13 | 9 Comments | 0 Links to this post

Jan01

How to Prepare to Attend a SharePoint Conference

Want to get the most of your time at a conference with break-out sessions? Here are 9 to-do items before you go to a conference, 7 to-do items at the start of your days at the conference, and 5 to-do items before the start of each session. Below a ...[Read More]
Published: Jan-01-13 | 0 Comments | 0 Links to this post

Nov11

SharePoint 2013 First Look

  On the eve of the SharePoint 2012 conference, I am dusting off notes compiled last spring for then "SharePoint 15"under NDA which was lifted weeks ago. It is likely that others have already posted all this, but here are my 2 cents. Al ...[Read More]
Published: Nov-11-12 | 0 Comments | 0 Links to this post

Aug14

Setting up Sample Contoso Database for PerformancePoint and SharePoint

Overview I could not find a reference for getting the Contoso sample database working in PerformancePoint. Here are the steps to set up Business Intelligence using OOTB SharePoint functionality. There are other resources for consuming such d ...[Read More]
Published: Aug-14-12 | 4 Comments | 0 Links to this post

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